Contributed by Greg Nance on Feb 6, 2002
The Beattitudes present eight steps to mature Christian living. Jesus gives us four internals and four externals that lead to strength and joy.
Attitudes that Please God
Someone has called Matthew 5:1-12 the “Be” attitudes of the Faith. What’s your attitude toward God? Jesus lists several attitudes here in the first part of the Sermon on the Mount that challenge us all. Actually, they show the way to spiritual maturity in 8 steps.